Two Grooms scheduled to get married next month killed in road accidents in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Two Kashmiri youths who were scheduled to get married next month died in separate road accidents in South Kashmir on Wednesday. The erring drivers, fled from the spot while police registered cases to nab them.

Police sources told a vally based news agency that a speedy truck (JK14E/0556) hit a motorcycle near Bhadragund Qazigund killing a youth on spot while his cousin Umar Bashir Mir sustained critical injur0ies and was shifted to Emergency Hospital Qazigund.

The slain youth whom police identified as Mudasir Salam Mir (23) of Wanpora Qazigund was scheduled to get married next month.

The driver according to police fled from the spot while his truck was seized.
“We have registered a case vide FIR number 260/2016 under section 304A, 379 and hunt has been launched to arrest the accused driver,” said a police official.

In another road accident at Khanabal area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, a would be groom was killed when according to eyewitnesses a speedy vehicle hit his motorcycle (PB43C/9414).

Police identified the slain youth as Nazim Rehman Wani, son of Jalaluddin of Kelam Kulgam and said that the pillion rider Fayaz Manzoor Wani of the same village sustained grievous injuries and is being treated in Saddar Hospital Anantnag.

“We have registered a case vide FIR number 363/2016 under section 304A, 379 against the unidentified vehicle,” said a police official.

The slain youth according to family members was scheduled to get married next month in October.

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